Celebrating the First Year of Blogging

One year ago today, I made a decision to concentrate on one blog and see where that would take me. I’d been blogging for 2 years and had already started and abandoned 3 blogs within that time. It was time to get serious. The journey to committed blogging is not an easy one and the…

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What can you do if you’re not ready to follow your dreams?

One of the blessings of being a coach is being able to help people identify and follow their dreams. And the opposite is also true because one of the major challenges of being a coach is meeting people who are so clear about what they want, but they’re afraid or unwilling to go for it.…

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One tip that will move you faster into business success

I’m an information junkie and have loads of unread books and information. For a long time, I was addicted to signing up to success and business mailing lists. Anything that promised me “secret” ingredients to getting customers or making money…and I would sign up so fast that I almost gave myself whiplash a number of times. I…

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Fear

Is your fear bigger than your dreams?

“Mum, my fear is bigger than me”, declared my 12-year old son. We were exploring why he’s suddenly acquired a fear of swimming, and the fact that this fear has grown over the last couple of months. Being a regular Kenyan mum, I forgot to be a coach and tried everything to get him swimming – including…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Not Start a Business

Over the years, I’ve met very few people who don’t have the wish to start a business. It’s always interesting for me to listen to people’s comments when they get to know that a large part of my work involves helping professionals start businesses. While this is the case, the reality is that not everyone is…

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Common business startup myths that keep professionals from getting into business

Having been a life and business coach for some time now, I’ve observed that there are more professionals who are willing to talk about getting into business, than those who actually dive into business full steam ahead. Over time, I’ve collected the following business startup myths that keep professionals from getting into business. Business requires…

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